Discuss the functions of the conducting tissues in plants.

Asked by  | 2nd Jul, 2008, 11:55: AM

Expert Answer:

Xylem and phloem are the conducting tissues in plants. Xylem helps to conduct water and mineral salts from roots to different parts of the plant. Xylem also gives mechanical strength to the plant body.

Phloem helps to transport the food prepared by the leaves to the growing parts of the body.

Answered by  | 2nd Jul, 2008, 12:22: PM

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